Have you bought red onions today? Prices of the major spice went up a day before New Year’s Eve. In one popular grocery store in Cagayan de Oro, the price range from P365 to P392.50 a kilo which is already twice the price less than two weeks ago at P180.

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Onion is a basic ingredient in many of popular Filipino dish.

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Check out the price monitoring conducted by the Department of Agriculture below at Carmen Public Market where onion price range from P300 to P400.

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Here are the prices at Puerto Market.

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Compare the prices last week (December 23) and at Cogon Public Market.

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The price now is already twice the price last December 21.

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Prices of basic goods are expected to increase as the demand rises during the holiday season.

with images by DA RFO-10

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